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Alton Barnes Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3572 / 51°21'25"N

Longitude: -1.8462 / 1°50'46"W

OS Eastings: 410807

OS Northings: 162021

OS Grid: SU108620

Mapcode National: GBR 3WC.VFB

Mapcode Global: VHB4J.Y4CY

Entry Name: Alton Barnes Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311637

Location: Alton, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Alton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

ALTON ALTON BARNES
SU 16 SW
5/4 Alton Barnes
Manor Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse, now house and cottage. C18. Diaper brick with stone
quoins to southern 4 bays. Slate roof. Two storeys, main
elevation of 6 bays with 6-panelled door and bracketed canopy in
third bay. Three bays to right earlier. Gauged segmental arches
with stone keys, altered late C18-early C19 when rewindowed with
12-pane sashes with wide boxes, the end bays tripartite. Manor
Farm was the scene of a violent farmworkers rising in 1830 when the
farmer Mr. Pyle discharged his firearms at the protestors, but was
saved from injury by one of his workers. Mr. Pyle had cut the
white horse above Alton earlier, in 1811.


Listing NGR: SU1080762021

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